Workers' Compensation

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California: Tricks of the Trade When Calculating Temporary Disability Rate
Posted on 10 Mar 2017 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

One of the primary benefits of California workers’ compensation is the payment of temporary disability (TD). Although not specifically defined in the California Labor Code, case law and customary usage has provided a sufficient perimeter for determining... Read More

California: Whose Burden Is It, Anyway?
Posted on 30 May 2014 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

With all of the changes in the law the last few years, practitioners are finding it more difficult to determine which side has the burden of proof. Once determined, they have a difficult time finding the appropriate evidence needed to meet this burden... Read More

Sexual Assault by Co-Worker Not Injury AOE/COE: Cal. Comp. Cases June Advanced Postings (6/25/2014)
Posted on 25 Jun 2014 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here are the fourth batch of advanced postings for June, and first batch of advanced postings for the July 2014 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. ... Read More

Independent Contractor Required to Transfer Medical Care Into MPN: Cal. Comp. Cases October Advanced Postings (10/10/2013)
Posted on 10 Oct 2013 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for the October 2013 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More

California: Economists Wanted
Posted on 3 May 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases and statutes cited below. Since Senate Bill 899 was passed, there has been a great deal of uncertainty surrounding the proper calculation and evaluation of the COLAs provided for under Labor Code Section 4659... Read More

California: Economists Wanted
Posted on 3 May 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases and statutes cited below. Since Senate Bill 899 was passed, there has been a great deal of uncertainty surrounding the proper calculation and evaluation of the COLAs provided for under Labor Code Section... Read More